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Atlanta Falcons Waive Wide Receiver Kerry Meier

NFL News: The Atlanta Falcons waived wide receiver Kerry Meier on Monday who played a total of 12 games for them, specializing on special teams. A fifth-round pick from 2010, he will be trying to brew up some interest around the league to extend his playing career. Players like this though usually last only a few seasons, so don’t be surprised if he calls it a career before too...
Via FF Locker Room
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcon Players To Watch Tonight vs. Dolphins

Tonight marks the final dress rehearsal for the regular season, at least as far as the starters go. They will likely play the entire first half and a bit into the third quarter as well. Most of the guys you’ll see on the field during that time period are locks to make the roster. Next week, most of those same players will sit for the preseason finale. The third preseason game is...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

INJURY REPORT: Meier’s groin injury is serious

Atlanta Falcons Tony Gonzalez is upended by Saints defenders after catching a pass. Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.comFLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons will likely be thin at linebacker and wide receiver against the New Orleans Saints on Monday night. Linebacker Stephen Nicholas (toe), wide receiver Kerry Meier (groin) and cornerback Kelvin Hayden (dislocated toe) were listed as doubtful...
December 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Meier says he was fined $20,000 for a clean hit

Falcons receiver Kerry Meier got a $20,000 fine for a blindside block on Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler that gave Loeffler a season-ending back injury. But Meier says he doesn’t believe he did anything wrong and will appeal. “Initially when the play happened I had a good feeling about it,” Meier told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.…
Via Pro Football Talk
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Meier to appeal fine from NFL

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons wide receiver Kerry Meier will appeal the $20,000 fined from the NFL for his hit on Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler. The hearing will be held Tuesday. Meier was fined for an illegal blindside block to the head area in the game Nov. 27 during a Falcons’ punt return. Loeffler broke a bone in his lower back on the hit in the second quarter and is out...
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Kerry Meier fined $20,000 for hit that ended Cullen Loeffler’s season

Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler suffered a season-ending back injury when Falcons receiver Kerry Meier blindsided him with a block on Sunday. Now Meier is paying for the hit, too. The NFL fined Meier $20,000, reasoning that Meier’s hit was an “illegal blindside block to an opponent’s head area,” Jason La Canfora of NFL Network…
Via Pro Football Talk
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Roundup: Falcons' Meier fined $20K for season-ending block

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Kerry Meier was fined $20,000 for an illegal blindside block to an opponent’s head area, a league source told NFL Network Insider Jason La Canfora on Friday.
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe Calls Out Falcons’ Kerry Meier For “Cheap-Shotting” Cullen Loeffler

Chris Kluwe is not a happy man today. It’s not just because the Vikings lost (again), it’s because one of his best buds on the team was, in his estimation, cheap-shotted by an Atlanta Falcons special teamer. The play that has Kluwe’s underwear in a bunch happened early in the second quarter on a punt. Long-snapper Cullen Loeffler appeared to be well away from the ball carrier...
Via The Viking Age
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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